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A recent lawsuit, entitled Champion v. Moda Operandi Inc. and filed in federal court in Manhattan, involves 38 fashion “supermodels,” bringing claims against online designer outlet Modus Operandi and its marketing partner, Vogue.
Digital consumerism has disrupted the purchasing experience and luxury brands must adapt to new standards of communication.
Since the COVID-19 coronavirus hit, the luxury sector’s operating models have been thrown into question, at least for the short-term.
As the world reels under a COVID-19-induced economic crisis, more consumers are questioning the very essence of what, when, where and how much.
It is time to move beyond misunderstanding and mistrust between the sales and marketing groups, which leads to unproductive adversarial relationships focused on fighting for credit over who is driving sales and revenue for a company.
Industry and geopolitical leaders joined forces Sept. 1 at the Prada Foundation’s office in Venice, Italy in a newly created Soft Power Club to debate “Shaping a Sustainable Multilateralism: How the fashion industry can contribute to sustainable development.”
What stealth wealth looks like today and into the future.
The Louis Vuitton furniture section of the site is tastefully named the “art of living.” Art is an apt name since most pieces cost upward of $100,000 and resemble works of art that can be sat on.
As a sales manager, one of your jobs is to impress upon reps the importance of building trust. They have to earn it with every call, email and action. It is their job to turn a good first impression into a strong sense of trust.
In 2015 U.S. jeweler Tiffany & Co. obtained a judgment of more than $21 million against price-club retailer Costco from a New York federal court for selling unbranded diamond engagement rings identified by point-of-sale signs containing the word “Tiffany.”
The way forward for luxury brands in this new and different era will be determined by five key cultural shifts.
If your business is on the verge of collapsing, accepting that it needs to evolve may just breathe new life to it.
As marketers re-evaluate post-pandemic marketing, forming an influencer “brand tribe” has proven to deliver dramatic results in driving shopper marketing, passionate advocacy and increased organic reach.
Luxury and specialty goods stores will need to become both a showroom and a sample space where both experiences are more curated for each individual.
Consumers in lower-tier Chinese cities typically are entrepreneurs who have grown local businesses, made successful stock or property investments, and – this is the reality – are participants in the “grey” economy.
Through artificial intelligence, we can create machines that perform tasks much faster than humans and, at some point – when they have learned human behavior – can replace humans completely.
Personal consumption makes up over two-thirds of U.S. GDP and it dropped even more precipitously, down 34.6 percent on an annualized basis. This quarter marks the economy’s worse since the government started calculating GDP over 70-odd years ago.
There is no question that all major luxury brands have experienced sales and profits declines in the past few months of the public health crisis.
Luxury is one of a handful of categories in which online sales were lower at the end of May than they were in mid-March.
It is unlikely there is a CEO in America unaffected by the COVID-19 pandemic and all are probably sick and tired of reading introductions like, “We’re all in this together,” or “In light of these trying times.” Yeah, everyone agrees.
“What you say is not as important as the bookcase behind you,” is a tagline of a Twitter account titled Bookcase Credibility. Bookcase Credibility was launched in April 2020 and has since amassed more than 105,000 followers.